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Dynamic Denton

Description: This film, referred to within the Denton Chamber of Commerce Collection as both "Dynamic Denton" and "We've Got Go," is the product of a promotional campaign organized by the Denton Chamber of Commerce. The film was made to show to industrial prospects, service clubs, and other local organizations. Production began in February 1968 and continued in locations around Denton until late April 1968. The soundtrack to the film is the 1967 promotional LP produced by the Chamber of Commerce, "Dynamic Denton in Sound and Music." The film was shown to the Chamber of Commerce in the spring of 1968 and had its local debut at the Campus Theater in August 1968. Screenings of the film, both locally and nation-wide, were accompanied by a musical performance by cast members. The film shows a group of young men and women driving a Volkswagen convertible and stopping in various locations. The footage includes musical performances by North Texas State University Lab Band, choir, The Serenaders, symphony orchestra and symphonic band as well as The Choraliers from Texas Woman's University. Also included is footage of university students in a laboratory, Dr. Pauline Beery Mack (TWU) discussing her work with NASA, Dr. C.L. Littlfield (NTSU) and his work with the Ford Foundation, and a researcher who studies water pollution. The Chamber of Commerce Collection contains multiple copies of this film which had deteriorated causing poor image quality. This print was donated by Joe Camp and has been scanned in high-definition.
Date: 1968
Creator: Camp, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[New York Trip]

Description: This film from Channel 8 television news station in New York documents one of the Denton Chamber of Commerce's promotional trips for the "Dynamic Denton" campaign. The footage includes three unidentified women performing a song about Denton and an interview with Roy Appleton shot at an American Airlines gate.
Date: 1970~
Creator: Channel 8
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[City of Denton Promotional Film]

Description: This promotional film features Phyllis George speaking of the virtues of the City of Denton. The film is primarily composed of still photographs and is set to the music of the musical recording, "Dynamic Denton: In Sound and Music."
Date: 1970~
Creator: Denton Chamber of Commerce
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Miss America Credits]

Description: Film contains the end credits of the 1971 Miss America Pageant which was televised by NBC. A note on the film indicates that the winner, Phyllis George, has been spliced out.
Date: 1971
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Dynamic Denton: Outtakes Part 1]

Description: This film includes outtakes from the Denton Chamber of Commerce produced promotional film "We Got Go" or "Dynamic Denton" as well as a promotion film for the ICEE corporation directed by Joe Camp, "There's Gold in them there Chills." Both films feature Phyllis George.
Date: 1968
Creator: Camp, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[We Got Go]

Description: This film, referred to within the Denton Chamber of Commerce Collection as both "Dynamic Denton" and "We've Got Go," is the product of a promotional campaign organized by the Denton Chamber of Commerce. The film was made to show to industrial business prospects, service clubs, and other local organizations. Production began in February 1968 and continued in locations around Denton until late April 1968. The soundtrack to the film is the 1967 promotional LP produced by the Chamber of Commerce, "Dynamic Denton in Sound and Music." The film was shown to the Chamber of Commerce in the spring of 1968 and had its local debut at the Campus Theater in August 1968. Also included is footage of university students in a laboratory, Dr. Pauline Beery Mack (TWU) discussing her work with NASA, Dr. C.L. Littlefield (NTSU) and his work with the Ford Foundation, and a researcher who studies water pollution.
Date: 196u
Creator: Camp, Joe & Camp, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[1971 Chamber of Commerce Reception]

Description: Home movie footage of a 1971 Chamber of Commerce Banquet. The precise date of this banquet is unknown because the item was labeled as July 28, 1971, but appears to have been shot the same day as two other reels which are labeled March 25, 1971.
Date: 1971
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Bank Day]

Description: This home movie documents an unknown event in the city of Denton. It appears that there was a contest to win $300. Seen in the footage are crowds of people on the Denton County Courthouse lawn and businesses of downtown Denton, Texas as well as cars with signage advertising a rodeo in Ponder, Texaco gas, and the Jinx Show Plaza.
Date: 1940
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[We've Got Go]

Description: This film, referred to within the Denton Chamber of Commerce Collection as both "Dynamic Denton" and "We've Got Go," is the product of a promotional campaign organized by the Denton Chamber of Commerce. The film was made to show to industrial business prospects, service clubs, and other local organizations. Production began in February 1968 and continued in locations around Denton until late April 1968. The soundtrack to the film is the 1967 promotional LP produced by the Chamber of Commerce, "Dynamic Denton in Sound and Music." The film was shown to the Chamber of Commerce in the spring of 1968 and had its local debut at the Campus Theater in August 1968. Also included is footage of university students in a laboratory, Dr. Pauline Beery Mack (TWU) discussing her work with NASA, Dr. C.L. Littlefield (NTSU) and his work with the Ford Foundation, and a researcher who studies water pollution.
Date: 1969~
Creator: Camp, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Dynamic Denton: Outtakes Part 2]

Description: This film includes outtakes from the Denton Chamber of Commerce produced promotional film "We Got Go" or "Dynamic Denton" and a promotional feature for the ICEE company directed by Joe Camp, "There's Gold in Them Thar Chills." Both films feature Phyllis George.
Date: 1968
Creator: Camp, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[1971 Chamber of Commerce Banquet Roll 2]

Description: Home movie footage of a 1971 Chamber of Commerce Banquet. The precise date of this banquet is unknown because the item was labeled as the 2nd of 2 rolls of a March 25, 1971 banquet. However, another reel labeled July 28, 1971 appears to cover the same event.
Date: 1971
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Dynamic Denton: Outtakes Part 3]

Description: This film includes outtakes from the Denton Chamber of Commerce produced promotional film "We Got Go" or "Dynamic Denton" and a promotional film for the ICEE company directed by Joe Camp, "There's Gold in Them Thar Chills." Both films feature Phyllis George.
Date: 1968
Creator: Camp, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Businesses in Denton, Texas]

Description: This home movie includes footages of businesses in downtown Denton, Texas including Western Auto Associate Store, Shraders Pharmacy, the Texas Theater, Austin Shoes, Franklins, Denman Hardware, Inc., The Shamrock Shoes, Stone's Shoe Store, Taliaferros, Lawhon Music Co., J.C. Penney, Co., and the Denton Typewriter Exchange.
Date: 1955~
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[1971 Chamber of Commerce Banquet Roll 1]

Description: Home movie includes footage of 1971 Chamber of Commerce Banquet. The precise date is unknown because the item was labeled as the 1st of 2 rolls of a March 25, 1971 banquet. However, another reel labeled July 28, 1971 appears to show coverage of the same event.
Date: 1971
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Honoring Our Heritage and other Denton Chamber of Commerce Productions]

Description: This video contains four segments that concern the Denton Chamber of Commerce. The first segment, "Honoring Our Heritage," covers the history of the Chamber of Commerce. The story is presented by an actor portraying A.C. Owsley (President, 1909-1913). The production includes interviews with past Chamber of Commerce Presidents (in order of appearance) Tom Harpool, Jr. (1953), R.L. Selby, Jr. (1958), Marvin Ramey (1957), Bill Utter (1959), John Moellinger (1974), Roy Appleton, Jr. (1961), Fred W. Patterson (1979), Bob Crouch (1984), and Barbara Russell (1991). The second segment (beginning at 00:12:52) contains footage of unidentified men and women at what appears to be a reception. The third segment (beginning at 00:14:21) is news footage by reporter Mike Anderson (ca. 1996) about pollution in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex and actions taken by the North Texas Clean Air Coalition, Sammons Communication, and the Denton Chamber of Commerce to help Denton meet its air quality goals. An unidentified woman and Chamber of Commerce representative Chuck Patterson are interviewed. The fourth segment (beginning at 00:18:49) features an unidentified woman paying tribute to Chamber of Commerce volunteer James Wood of Lake Dallas Flowers and Balloons.
Date: 1992
Creator: Sammons Communications
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Compilation Reel, No. 1]

Description: This compilation film reel begins with an animated commercial for Jolly Green Giant golden corn Niblets. The second segment includes Texas Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes at a ribbon cutting reception at an unknown location in Denton, Texas. The third segment features recently crowned Miss America Phyllis George greeting people.
Date: 1971~
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Ben Barnes Reception, No. 1]

Description: This home movie includes Texas Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes attending an unknown event in Denton, Texas. Footage includes Barnes being filmed by an unknown cameraman in front of a KDNT car.
Date: 1971~
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Beauties at Homecoming 1971]

Description: Film footage of the 1971 North Texas State University (NTSU) Homecoming Parade and a reception. This home movie includes footage of Miss America 1971 Phyllis George, Miss Texas 1971 Janis Bain, Miss Denton Jackie Barret, and NTSU President Calvin Cleave "Jitter" Nolen.
Date: October 31, 1971
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Ben Barnes Reception, No. 2]

Description: This home movie includes footage of Texas Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes attending an unknown event in Denton, Texas and riding a horse in a parade with Rex Cauble. Being driven in the parade are the wives of Barnes and Cauble, president of North Texas State University C.C. Nolen, and Miss Denton Jackie Barret being driven in a Leon McNatt Motor Company car.
Date: 1971~
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections